Synopses & Reviews
"A moody, hard-edged study of the modern Southwest...Full of finely etched moments and telling details that highlight its intriguing characters and complicated relationships."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
A powerfully built wildlife-sculptor, Mo Bowdre (here in his series debut) is also blind. But that doesn't stop him from pursuing the truth when a major dealer in Native American art is murdered. In the wreckage of the dead man's elegant gallery, several curious drawings and a record of regular phone calls to someone in Singapore support the FBI's belief that this crime is related to another just as devastating: the theft of Hopi deities, potent and dangerous--sacred objects on which the integrity of tribal life greatly depends.
Mo Bowdre and Connie Barnes, his Anglo-Hopi girlfriend, at first merely curious about the case, soon have some very personal reasons for finding the culprit....